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    • Regional
    • UK 5 days
    • UK 6-30 days

    Regional forecast for North West England

    Dry with sunny spells.

    Today:

    After a frosty start it will be a dry day with the best of the sunshine through the morning. There'll be more rather more cloud during the afternoon, and it will become rather breezy which will make it feel cool. Maximum Temperature 12 °C.

    Tonight:

    Dry but cloudy this evening and overnight. It will become increasingly windy too, with gales developing over the Cumbrian Fells and north Pennines by morning. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.

    Tuesday:

    Mostly cloudy and very windy throughout the day. The best of any sunny spells in the south, and patchy rain may develop across the Lake District late in the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

    Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

    Winds ease Wednesday and Thursday, but staying mostly cloudy with occasional drizzle on the hills. Friday turns much colder with sunshine and isolated showers, these perhaps wintry on hilltops later.

    Updated at: 0204 on Mon 22 Oct 2018

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Sunny spells for most, windy in north, wet northwest Scotland.

    Today:

    After a locally frosty start it will be a dry day for many with the best of the sunshine across England and Wales. Cloudier elsewhere, with rain across far northern Scotland. Windy in the north, with gales developing over Scotland.

    Tonight:

    Further rain across northern Scotland overnight, heavy and prolonged over northwest Highland. Elsewhere staying dry but increasingly windy, with gales across Scotland and developing over parts of northern England later.

    Tuesday:

    Rain continues over north and west Scotland, but largely dry elsewhere with sunshine across central, east and southeastern areas. Very windy in the north, with gales over coasts and hills.

    Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

    Winds ease Wednesday and Thursday with sunny spells in east and south but some rain in northwest. Rain sinks south later Thursday. Colder Friday with showers, turning wintry in north.

    Updated at: 0203 on Mon 22 Oct 2018

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Friday 26 Oct 2018 to Sunday 4 Nov 2018:

    It will be noticeably colder next weekend, with frosty and perhaps icy starts. A cold northerly wind is expected, which may be touching gale force in parts of the north and northeast. There will be sunshine and showers during the daytime, which could bring a mixture of sleet and snow to the tops of the hills and mountains in the north, but perhaps to lower levels at times in parts of Scotland. Into the following week the forecast becomes more uncertain, but it may be drier and more settled to begin the week, before a return of wet and windy weather. It looks to be staying generally on the cold side, with further overnight frost.

    Updated at: 1249 on Mon 22 Oct 2018

    UK Outlook for Tuesday 6 Nov 2018 to Tuesday 20 Nov 2018:

    The weather looks changeable and windy at times with bands of rain or showers, interspersed with drier, quieter spells. The wettest and windiest weather is most likely across parts of the north, with perhaps some snow at times over the mountains. Towards the middle of the month, there are signs that high pressure may become more dominant to the north, bringing more generally settled conditions here, but with a greater chance of overnight frost and fog. Meanwhile, more changeable weather may remain dominant across the south, with some rain here at times, although with any milder spells being short-lived.

    Updated at: 1249 on Mon 22 Oct 2018

    Location Details

    Preston

    Location: 53.763, -2.7017

    Altitude: 30.0 m above mean sea level

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